Library image; does not depict newly discovered supernova. © Tom Boles

Supernova SN2020tlf discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC5731
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5731. It has received the designation SN2020tlf.

The supernova is reported to be a Type IIn event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h40m10s; declination 42°46'N.

The sky on 16 Sep 2020

The sky on 16 September 2020
Sunrise
06:46
Sunset
19:18
Twilight ends
21:04
Twilight begins
05:00

28-day old moon
Waning Crescent

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28 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:51 14:22 19:53
Venus 02:58 10:19 17:39
Moon 05:26 12:36 19:31
Mars 20:41 03:14 09:47
Jupiter 16:23 20:37 00:52
Saturn 16:49 21:11 01:34
All times shown in PDT.

Source

The data presented here was taken from the Open Supernova Catalog.

The circumstances of this supernova were calculated using data from the following paper: , 2016A&A...594A..13P.

Image credit

Library image; does not depict newly discovered supernova. © Tom Boles

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